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Re: [PATCH -queue v2] MIPS: Alchemy: use 36bit addresses for PCMCIA reso

To: Manuel Lauss <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -queue v2] MIPS: Alchemy: use 36bit addresses for PCMCIA resources.
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:06:18 +0100
Cc: Linux-MIPS <>, Manuel Lauss <>
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On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 09:22:14PM +0100, Manuel Lauss wrote:

> On Alchemy the PCMCIA area lies at the end of the chips 36bit system
> bus area.  Currently, addresses at the far end of the 32bit area
> are assumed to belong to the PCMCIA area and fixed up to the real
> 36bit address before being passed to ioremap().
> A previous commit enabled 64 bit physical size for the resource
> datatype on Alchemy and this allows to use the correct
> 36bit addresses when registering the PCMCIA sockets.
> This patch removes the 32-to-36bit address fixup and registers the
> Alchemy demoboard pcmcia socket with the correct 36bit physical
> addresses.
> Tested on DB1200, with a CF card (ide-cs driver) and a 3c589 pcmcia
> ethernet card.
> Signed-off-by: Manuel Lauss <>

Thanks, queued for 2.6.34.


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